NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas – HealthMarkets Insurance Agency, Inc. (“HealthMarkets”) announced today that its own Scott Terrell, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at HealthMarkets, Inc. has received the Corporate CIO of the Year ORBIE Award as a part of its 2018 CIO of the Year® ORBIE® Awards.
The CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards is the premier technology executive recognition program in the United States. Since inception in 1998, more than 125 CIO of the Year winners have received the prestigious ORBIE Award. The Award honors chief information officers who have demonstrated excellence in technology leadership and winners are selected by an independent peer review process, led by prior ORBIE recipients.
Terrell received this honor based upon his leadership and management effectiveness, the business value he creates through technology innovation, his engagement within the industry and more.
“Scott is a strategic and collaborative leader whose innovative thinking and strong ability to deliver complex technology projects have fundamentally changed how we interact with our customers and agents,” said Ken Fasola, President and Chief Executive Officer at HealthMarkets.
Under Terrell’s direction, HealthMarkets’ technology enhancements are a key component to providing consumers with a fast and easy online quote and enrollment process on HealthMarkets.com as well as providing our agents with innovative tools that allow them to better support their customers and manage their business.
“Receiving this award is a great honor for me, but it is also a great testament to the work of my team,” said Terrell. “At HealthMarkets, we work hard to anticipate the needs of our agents by providing them with state-of-the-art and mobile-friendly technology that helps make the process of choosing insurance more approachable for their customers,” Terrell said.
About HealthMarkets Insurance Agency
HealthMarkets, Inc. is a holding company focused on serving the insurance needs of individuals, families, and small business through its subsidiary insurance and distribution companies. Our subsidiary insurance companies include The Chesapeake Life Insurance Company®, HealthMarkets Insurance Company®, and Mid-West National Life Insurance Company of TennesseeSM. The distribution subsidiary of HealthMarkets, Inc., HealthMarkets Insurance Agency, Inc. is a licensed agency in all 50 states and the District of Columbia and offers a portfolio of life, health, supplemental, long-term care and senior products from national and regional carriers. The administrative offices of HealthMarkets, Inc. and its subsidiary companies are located in North Richland Hills, Texas. For more information, visit HealthMarketsInc.com.
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